Meaning of “wordplay” in the English Dictionary

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"wordplay" in British English

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wordplaynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈwɜːd.pleɪ/ us /ˈwɝːd.pleɪ/

the activity of joking about the meanings of words, especially in an intelligent way

(Definition of “wordplay” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)